NEEMO Undersea tests for Future Spacewalks

NEEMO Undersea tests for Future Spacewalks

During the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 mission, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon, testing moving tools and equipment underwater.


By |August 4, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Closest Rocky Exoplanet confirmed

Rocky exoplanet HD 219134b (3)

The closest rocky exoplanet confirmed outside our solar system, lies 21 light-years away, located just off the “W” pattern of the Cassiopeia constellation.


By |August 3, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Summer Blue Moon

Summer Blue Moon 1

Blue Moon” is the second Full Moon of July. NASA explains in the video…


By |August 1, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Newly discovered planet is the most similar yet to Earth

Kepler-452b exoplanet orbiting in the habitable zone

NASA’s Kepler mission discovers Kepler-452b exoplanet orbiting in the habitable zone, that is the most similar yet to Earth.


By |July 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fly over Pluto

Fly over Pluto

A new amazing video from NASA, showing simulated flyover of Pluto’s Norgay Montes (Norgay Mountains) and Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), created from New Horizons closest-approach images.


By |July 18, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Crash Test for the Emergency Transmitters

Cessna Crash Test for Emergency Transmitters

A Cessna 172 dropped to the concrete from 82 feet (25 meters), to test the performance of four emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) installed on board.


By |July 14, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

Opportunity traversing 26 miles across the Red Planet- timelapse

Opportunity across the Red Planet

NASA reveals video showing Opportunity rover’s-eye-view of the Martian marathon covering 26.2 miles from its landing location.   Watch the timelapse…


By |July 8, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Houston Spaceport

Houston Spaceport (8)

Houston Spaceport has been approved as the next United States commercial spaceport, the FAA announced.


By |July 6, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Testing the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration, is under tests at the California Science Center.


By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

NASA releases Global Climate Change Projections up to 2100

NASA's Global Climate Change Projections

NASA just releases climate change projections to offer forecasts for global temperature and precipitation changes.


By |June 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |